Keep your Laptop Cool: A Handy Kitchen Solution

Keep your Laptop Cool: A Handy Kitchen Solution – Not the Freezer ;-)   More and more of my clients are using a laptop, not a desk top, for their home office. Laptops have become powerful, portable work tools. One of the downsides is they tend to overheat. This shortens the life of your laptop…There’s more. Click here.

Offices of the Rich and Famous: Are They Better Than Yours?

It is easy to think everyone else has a better office than you. Everyone else is more organized than you. This is especially true when you compare yourself to people who seem to “have it all.”  This article in Lifehacker shows you the reality of the offices of Tina Fey, Bill Gates and Al Gore.…There’s more. Click here.

Stop Procrastination: A Strategy to Outsmart Your Brain

Whether you are working in a home office or corporate office, procrastination is both an avoidance technique and a hurdle. This is particularly true when you are working on your own as a remote worker, free-lancer or consultant. Being self-directed in your work gives your freedom as well as the opportunity to avoid doing work.…There’s more. Click here.

Home Office Design: Sitting Kills You: Is a Standing Desk the Solution?

Last week, at a presentation for Betsy Trethewey’s professional sales seminar for realtors, several people asked me about standing desks in home office design. There is a lot of coverage in the media (“Sitting Kills You”) on the fact that sitting for a long time on a daily basis (most people’s worklife) has a negative…There’s more. Click here.

Think Big, Plan Big: For Home Office or Small Office – The Whiteyboard Review

Home office design is what makes your office more functional and attractive. Several months ago in The Smarter Home Office blog I wrote about IdeaPaint a new product that allows you to turn a wall or table into a white board. This product has recently received LEED  (green) certification and is now available at Lowe’s …There’s more. Click here.